Margaret Eggers Perry, age 86, of US Highway 421 North, Boone, passed away Wednesday morning, March 12, 2014 at Watauga Medical Center.

Mrs. Perry is survived by her brother, Stacy C. Eggers, Jr. of Boone; numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly including Judy Church of Tabernacle, NJ, Rebecca Eggers-Gryder and husband, Kelvin, of Boone, Mary Anna Isaacs and husband, Tom, of Vilas, and Margaret Eggers of Boone; sister-in-law, Mickie Holland and husband, Paul, of Benson; and special friends, Dr. George Miles and wife, Ida, Beth Jones, Yvonne Walker, and her cat, Mrs. Kitty.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan G. Perry; son, Dr. Ronald M. Perry; three sisters, infant Laura Eggers, Beulah Jean Eggers and Christine Simons; brother, Morris Emsley Eggers; and her parents, S. C. Eggers, Sr. and Nora South Eggers.

Funeral services for Margaret Eggers Perry will be conducted Saturday afternoon, March 15, at 2 o’clock at the First Baptist Church of Boone, officiated by Pastor Roy Dobyns. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1 until 2 o’clock, one hour prior to services, at the Church. Burial will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the First Baptist Church Rise Up Campaign, 375 West King St., Boone, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Perry family.

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